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Posted in thread: Brita filters: What do they filter? on 01-10-2016 at 05:44 PM
Brewer's friend water profile calculator has a function for "boil water". Boiling water is
supposed to rid off temporary hardness, leaving the permanent hardness components intact. From
what I underst...
Posted in thread: What length of time is needed for steeping grains? on 12-12-2015 at 01:04 AM
More on-topic, I had someone rather knowledgeable tell me that "steeping" was using water below
155°, and "mashing" used water 155° or above.:(Steeping in the context of brewing, means to
make an infu...
Posted in thread: I brew your recipe competition! on 12-08-2015 at 01:07 AM
Cheers! Second last bottle on top of the box, very last bottle inside. (Latter also goes for
the Aryoung's dunkel). The Old Imposter has aged exceptionally well, and tackled oxidation like
a nice port...
Posted in thread: I brew your recipe competition! on 07-22-2015 at 06:44 PM
A little update at my end. The label doesn't look so great after several months storage in my
cellar, but the beer is still good. Flavors have mellowed and changed quite a bit, I now pick
up a licoric...
Posted in thread: I brew your recipe competition! on 07-22-2015 at 03:02 PM
Awesome! From your photo, the color looks pretty much like mine. Did you use a mix of lager and
ale yeast? Also, I have a box of both beers waiting to ship your way since a few months, but
for some re...
Posted in thread: I brew your recipe competition! on 06-11-2015 at 05:03 PM
I guess since I wrote the recipe I should brew it at some point. Your description is pretty
enticing. If the beer is still tasty 6 months out from brew day, that's a good sign. In the
spirit of the or...
Posted in thread: I brew your recipe competition! on 06-10-2015 at 08:32 PM
Here's the recipe with notes as exported from brewRDoppel Sticke/Indian Alt/Kitchen Sink/Old
ImposterRecipe specifics:Style: Generic AleBatch size: 5.5 galBoil volume: 7.7 galOG: 1.080FG:
Posted in thread: I brew your recipe competition! on 06-03-2015 at 09:23 PM
Favors get better/more blended by now?Apologies for late reply, sablesurfer. I find it quite
hard to taste-judge own brews, perhaps aryoung might care to leave a comment, as he's probably
tasted it by...
Posted in thread: I brew your recipe competition! on 05-28-2015 at 08:35 PM
long time no CHEERS! :-)
Posted in thread: Mauribrew Lager on 05-21-2015 at 12:06 AM
After lagering for over a month at 2°C, this was dry hopped and bottled, still at 1.020. The
result is not very good, due to the yeast profile. It's really not the clean lager I hoped for.